Criminology academics in UKZN’ School of Applied Human Sciences Professor Nirmala Gopal and Ms Nomakhosi Sibisi participated in the inaugural Annual International Symposium on Victim Assistance, Assisting Victims of Crime – Best Practices from Around the World. The virtual conference was hosted by the Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences. Gopal and Sibisi presented their
Criminology academic Professor Nirmala Gopal of the School of Applied Human Sciences was part of the National Skills Authority (NSA) webinar series on Covid-19: Impact on Education, Skills Development and Training co-hosted by the Mail & Guardian newspaper.
Around the world, there has been concern about the rise in the number of gender-based violence (GBV) cases as governments have placed their citizens under lockdown to avoid the spread of COVID-19. According to the United Nations Policy Brief (2020) on COVID-19, GBV is increasing exponentially due to economic and social stress, coupled with restricted
Dr Sogo Angel Olofinbiyi and Professor Shanta Balgobind Singh of the Department of Criminology and Forensic Studies’ article on the novel coronavirus as an outbreak of cyber-crime vector has been published in the International Journal of Criminology and Sociology
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Criminology and Psychology) graduate Ms Sinenhlanhla Shange sold cow-head stew (iskopo) to fund her studies and support her family.
Perceptions of corporal punishment by children – giving recognition to their voices as potential victims of such punishment despite it being banned in SA schools in 1996 – were evaluated Dr Londeka Ngubane in her thesis for a PhD in Criminology.
PhD graduates at UKZN have been fortunate to have one of their lecturers teach them from their first year at undergraduate level through to the completion of their doctorates.
UKZN alumnus Ms Eveshnie Reddy is included in the 2019 Mail&Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans edition. The supplement showcases young stars that are shaping South Africa’s future.
Representatives from the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) held an orientation session for Criminology and Forensic Studies students on the Howard College campus.